Shape Affects the Sound of a Drum: Modeling Area and Perimeter
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Publisher:Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Citation:Ohio Journal of School Mathematics, no. 68 (2013), 1-6.
The sound of a drum is based on the wave equation from physics. The surface area of the drumhead and its fixed perimeter are key parameters. This paper uses area and perimeter to model and answer the question, Can a rectangular and a circular drum make the same sound?
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